LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10: A outside view of Staples Center prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings against the Vancouver Canucks at Staples Center on November 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.
— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday